American intelligence officer Tony Mendez (director Ben Affleck) walks into harm's way to rescue six U.S. embassy workers in "Argo."
U.S. agent Bryn Mills (Liam Neeson) takes out some more stupid Albanians in the ridiculously silly action thriller "Taken 2."
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Liam Neeson's “Taken 2” has defended its box-office title with a narrow win over Ben Affleck's “Argo.” Sunday studio estimates put 20th Century Fox's action sequel “Taken 2” at No. 1 with $22.5 million in its second weekend. “Taken 2” raised its domestic total to $86.8 million. Affleck's “Argo,” an Iranian hostage thriller from Warner Bros., opened in second-place with $20.1 million.